Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Stir-Fried Red Leaf Lettuce



Red Leaf Lettuce 



Appearance 

It is closely bunched leaves in shades of red and dark purple. It has the same nutritional value of green leaf lettuce, having a boost of Vit A & K. 

Red leaf lettuce has to be refrigerated soon after buying, because it has a shorter shelf life. If refrigerated, it has to be consumed within a week. Choose good looking leaves, not with wilted edges. 

It is mostly fat free, calorie-less, consists primarily of water. So mostly used in weight management. 

Eaten As 
Salad, Soup, Lightly Fried Snack 

Recipe

Stir-Fried Red Leaf Lettuce

Preparation Time : 5 min
Cooking Time : 10 min
Total : 15 min



Method :

Wash the Lettuce leaves well. 
Remove the thick core stem. 


Cut the leaves slightly larger than one normal bite, that is bigger than one inch.





Cut Ginger (2 inch piece), Garlic (5 cloves)
into small lengthy strips. 

Heat tawa. Pour little oil.

Add cut garlic & ginger.


Add red pepper flakes for spiciness. 

Stir well until garlic turns colour.

Add the sliced leaves and little salt.

Now the water content within the leaves will come out.  Add one tsp of Soy Sauce and 
stir fry until it becomes dry. 
But the leaves must not completely wilt.



Now it is ready to eat. 
You can add some olive oil as an option. 

It can eaten with any rice, roti, aloo paratha.



Enjoy Cooking !
  





















  

1 comment: